Four classic cases: Moresk Cleaners v Thomas Henwood Hicks, British Steel v Cleveland Bridge, Aluminium Industrie v Romalpa, and Butler Machine Tool Company v Ex-Cell-O Corporation are explained.

Roger Knowles talks through the logic behind the judgements and he explains how and why the judges arrived at their decisions.

Through these real life examples, terms such as the 'Battle of the Forms' and the 'Romalpa Clause' are explained and we learn why all the cases have had such a huge impact on the way that the construction industry does business.

See also: Classic case law - 1 and Classic case law - 3